Polaris Recalls RZR 170 Off-Road VehiclesJuly 26, 2017 — Polaris is recalling 16,800 of the RZR 170 off-road vehicles from the 2015-2017 model-years because fuel can leak and hit and electrical spark, posing a fire hazard.

The recall involves all of the 2015, 2016, and 2017 model-year RZR 170 recreational off-road vehicles (ROVs). According to Polaris:

“The fuel tank neck can crack or the wiring harness can overheat or short circuit, posing fuel leak and fire hazards.”

Polaris has received 4 reports of fires, 102 reports of cracked fuel tank necks, and 28 reports of burning, smoking, melted and/or shorted wires. No injuries have been linked to the recall.

They were sold nationwide at Polaris dealers between February 2015 and July 2017 for $4,600 to $4,800.

The recalled vehicles can be identified by a VIN number that is printed on the frame on the driver’s side front wheel well. The following RZR 170 vehicles are included in the recall:

YearModelDescription
2015R15YAV17AARZR 170 EFI RED
2015R15YAV17AFRZR 170 EFI BLUE
2015R15YAV17BARZR 170 EFI RED
2015R15YAV17BFRZR 170 EFI BLUE
2016Z16YAV17ABRZR 170 WHITE
2016Z16YAV17AFRZR 170 BLUE
2016Z16YAV1CABRZR 170 WHITE
2016Z16YAV1CAFRZR 170 BLUE
2017Z17YAV17A2RZR 170 WHITE
2017Z17YAV17A5RZR 170 BLUE

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